Minor Hotel Group (MHG) has added two new properties to its pipeline in the United Arab Emirates.
Anantara Jebel Dhanna and Avani Jebel Dhanna in Abu Dhabi will soon begin development and both are scheduled to open in 2018.
The owner and developer of the two new properties is Dhabi Contracting LLC. Aecom has been appointed as the lead architecture and interior design consultant for the project.
Dillip Rajakarier (pictured), CEO Minor Hotel Group, said, “Minor Hotel Group is already well established in Abu Dhabi through our existing Anantara portfolio in the city, desert and on Sir Bani Yas Island and we are excited to announce the first Avani in Abu Dhabi, to be developed alongside what will be our sixth Anantara. We are looking forward to partnering with Dhabi Contracting on this exciting new project.”
Minor Hotel Group is an hotel owner, operator and investor. The company currently has a portfolio of 145 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and Indian Ocean.
Anantara Jebel Dhanna
Jebel Dhanna is located along the coastal area of the Al Gharbia region in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, close to the ferry departure point for Sir Bani Yas Island, 240 km from Abu Dhabi city, 360 km from Doha, and 125 km from the border of Saudi Arabia.
The Jebel Dhanna peninsula is relatively under-developed, with a royal palace bordering the new hotel developments and an industrial area close by.
To the south east is Ruwais Industrial Zone and a neighbouring residential area, which will provide substantial demand for the two new properties.
Anantara Jebel Dhanna Villas will have a total of 60 keys across three villa types: 20 One-Bedroom Villas, 38 Two-Bedroom Villas and two impressive Three-Bedroom Villas.
The new Anantara will offer two restaurants and a pool bar, gym, swimming pool and an Anantara Spa.
Avani Jebel Dhanna Hotel
The neighbouring Avani Jebel Dhanna Hotel will have 230 keys across two different room types: 170 Deluxe Rooms and 60 Superior Rooms including a kitchenette.
Facilities at the Avani will include multiple dining options, a gym and a swimming pool.
Shared facilities will include flexible meeting and banqueting space, a kid’s club and outdoor recreation areas.